Category Archives: Gospel

The Passion Of Chris Strachwitz

Chris Strachwitz is a man possessed. “El Fanatico,” Ry Cooder calls him. A song catcher, dedicated to recording the traditional, regional, down home music of America, his adopted home after his family left Germany at the close of WWII. Mance … Continue reading

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Off The Record Presents Joe Bussard.

Off The Record makes the record-collector’s version of the pilgrimage to Mecca to Joe Bussard’s wonderful basement! Owner of one of the finest collections of prewar blues, country and jazz records in the world, Joe Bussard has been one of … Continue reading

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Interview With Charlie Gillett From 2008

 The late Charlie Gillett was a renowned broadcaster, journalist and author. He wrote the acclaimed and influential ‘Sound Of The City’ (“the first serious and comprehensive history of rock & roll”) and the story of Atlantic Records ‘Making Tracks’. … Continue reading

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Off The Record Presents: Joe Bussard

Published on 13th January 2017 ‘‘Off The Record Presents’ made this freat short film of the record collector’s version of the pilgrimage to Mecca – to Joe Bussard’s wonderful basement! Joe is the owner of one of the finest collections … Continue reading

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Bear Family Presents…..The Sun Records Story

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Billy Vera Interviewed On ‘Crabbeman’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Revival’

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Jordanaires Gordon Stoker Passes

Gordon Stoker, lead tenor of the Jordanaires Elvis Presley’s backing group died on March 27th after a long illness at the age of 88. His son, Alan, told the Associated Press that he died at his home in Brentwood, TN. … Continue reading

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Cracking The Cosimo Code

Red Kelly (‘The Soul Detective’), John Ridley (‘Sir Shambling’), and author John Broken have launched a new website called ‘The Cosmo Code’.  Discographers David Gordon and Ace Records’ Peter Gibbon also assisted in the project. In October 1960, Cosimo Matissa … Continue reading

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The Sound Of Dobells – The British Record Shop Archive.

In August 2012 the British Record Shop Archive was set up online by Leon Parker to save the history of how we found, listened and bought music. For the last four years ‘Record Store Day’ have grabbed the media’s attention … Continue reading

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The Eagle Has Landed

Take a listen to this BBC radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on December 31st, 2012 at 4.00pm. Presented by Mark Radcliffe, it looks at the life and work of DJ, promoter and sometime R&B magazine editor Roger Eagle. … Continue reading

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